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National Summary


Further showers this afternoon locally heavy and thundery in places. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 Celsius. Winds mostly moderate southwest in direction but fresh and gusty in and around showers and strong at times along the southeast coast.


Showers will merge to longer spells of heavy rain in southwest later this evening. This heavy rain will then move up across the country overnight, with the ongoing risk of thunder as well as localised flooding. Later in the night a clearance will develop across southern counties, as the band of thundery rain moves away northwards. Overnight minima will range 8 to 12 degrees Celsius. Breezy later in the night, with brisk onshore winds along the south and east coastline too.


Overnight thundery rain will tend to retreat to Atlantic coastal counties during tomorrow morning. It will however persist here through much of the day; with further spot flooding. Drier and brighter across other parts of the country with sunny spells, but a few passing showers are possible. Maxima will once again range 14 to 18 degrees Celsius. Breezier than today with moderate cyclonic variable winds, and fairly windy along the Atlantic coastline.


Summary: The next few days will be dominated by low pressure, resulting in changeable and unsettled conditions. Friday night: Becoming mostly dry in the west and northwest on Friday night with showers dying out and clear spells developing. Showers will continue for a time about southern and eastern areas, however, they?ll gradually become more isolated towards dawn. Lows of 9 to 12 degrees. Saturday: A brighter day with sunny spells and scattered showers. Temperatures recovering somewhat with highs of 17 to 20 degrees in light variable breezes. Sunday: Mainly dry over the western half of the country, with the best of the sunshine there. Cloudy periods further east, with scattered afternoon showers. Top temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees in light to moderate northwest breezes.Monday: Dry with sunny spells. Maximums of 18 to 22 degrees in light winds. Tuesday: Many places dry on Tuesday also, but probably generally cloudier than Monday with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading into western parts later. Highs in the high teens or low twenties. Further Outlook: Current indications suggest cooler, fresher conditions are likely to make a return later in the week with further showers or frontal rain likely.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

South, 7 Knots, Recent rain, 18 Miles, 1004, Steady

Dublin Airport

West-Southwest, 13 Knots, Rain shower, 10 Miles, 1006, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1009, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 17 Knots, Recent drizzle, 12 Miles, 1008, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Recent rain, 11 Miles, 1008, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

West-Southwest, 11 Knots, Recent rain, 13 Miles, 1007, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

Southwest, 10 Knots, Mod rain shower, 5 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Gust 22 Knots, Rain shower, 7 Miles, 1003, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South-Southwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.7 m, 1007, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave height not available, 1002, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 20 Knots, Gust 32 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 1004, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Thundery rain leading to possible accumulations of 30 to 50mm in these areas.

Small Craft Warning

Southwesterly winds will occasionally reach force 6 on Thursday afternoon on Irish coasts from Wicklow Head to Carnsore Point to Roche?s point. \n\nWest to southwest winds will increase force 6 or 7 and gusty on Irish coasts from Wicklow Head to Hook Head to Mizen Head this evening and tonight.

Blight Warning

Weather conducive to the spread of Potato Blight today, Thursday and Friday. There'll be few, if any, opportunities for spraying.